Historical Events For July - 23
Tuesday, 21 February 2017
1959 VP Richard Nixon begins visit on USSR on this day in history.
1960 On this day in history 15th US Women's Open Golf Championship won by Betsy Rawls
1961 On July - 23 betsy Rawls wins LPGA Cosmopolitan Golf Open
1961 On July - 23 esther Dale, actress (Birdie-Ma & Pa Kettle), dies after surgery at 75
1964 On this day in history egyptian munition ship "Star of Alexandria" explodes at dockside in Bone, Algeria. 100 die, 160 injured, $20 million damage
1964 On this day in history jan PML de Vries, Dutch germanist/folklorist, dies at 74
1965 On this day in history beatles "Help" is released in the UK
1966 On July - 23 cavern Club in Liverpool reopens
1966 On July - 23 napoleon XIV releases "They're Coming to Take Me Away, Ha! Ha!"
1966 On July - 23 donald Novis, singer/actor (Pajama Game), dies at 60
1967 43 killed in racial rebellion in Detroit (2,000 injured, 442 fires) on July - 23.
1967 Pirate Radio Swinging Scotland closes down for financial reasons on this day in history.
1967 On this day in history race riots claiming 43 erupts in Detroit
1968 On this day in history fred Blasie wins 5th wrestling world championship belt
1968 PLO's first hijacking of an El Al plane on July - 23.
1968 Race riot in Cleveland, 11 including 3 cops killed on this day in history.
1968 Don Lillis, NFL president (NY Jets) on July - 23.
1969 On July - 23 deli Floyd, writer, dies
1971 On July - 23 van Heflin, actor (Great Adventure), dies at 60
1972 On July - 23 eddy Merckx (Belgium) wins his 4th consecutive Tour de France
1972 On July - 23 the first Earth Resources Technology Satellite (ERTS) is launched
1973 Ozark AL plane knocked out of the air by lightning, St Louis-36 die on this day in history.
1973 On July - 23 eddie Rickenbacker, WW I fighter pilot, dies at 82
1974 On July - 23 greek military dictatorship collapses
1974 On this day in history mary Forbes, actress (Nun-Les Miserables, Ivy), dies at 90
1976 On this day in history wings release "Let 'em In"
1976 On this day in history wilhelmina Von Bremen, 4X100 relay sprinter (Oly-gold-32), dies at 64
1977 Washington jury convicts 12 Hanafi Moslems on hostage charges on this day in history.
1977 On this day in history rené de Vos, Dutch actor/composer (Jij Bent Mijn Leven), dies at 79
1978 Israeli cabinet rejects Sadat's call for return of 2 Sinai areas on July - 23.
1979 E Bowell discovers asteroid #2736 Ops on this day in history.
1979 On this day in history keith Godchaux, rocker (Grateful Dead), dies in a car accident at 31
1980 Billy Carter admits to being paid by Libya on this day in history.
1980 On this day in history river of No Return Wilderness Area designated by Jimmy Carter